Holy Cross Basketball Announces 2018-19 Schedule
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The schedule includes 10 games against teams who made the postseason last year, and 15 games against schools who had winning records in 2017-18.
Holy Cross will open the season on Tuesday, November 6 when they host Sacred Heart at 7 p.m.
Their next home game will not be until Saturday, December 1 when they host Fairleigh Dickinson.
The Crusaders will then play the University of Rhode Island at the DCU Center on Saturday, December 8, host Canisius on Thursday, December 20 and then host Siena on Saturday, December 22.
The game against Siena marks the last non-conference home game for Holy Cross.
Holy Cross kicks off their road schedule when they visit Michigan on Saturday, November 10 and Providence on November 13 as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Tournament.
The Crusaders then face Stony Brook on Friday, November 16 and Norfolk State or Siena as part of the tournament at Mohegan Sun on November 17 or 18.
Holy Cross then returns to regular play on Tuesday, November 20 at Albany and visit in-state rival Harvard on Wednesday, November 28.
The Crusaders will play in-state rival UMass on Tuesday, December 4 and visit Iona on Sunday, December 30 to close out the non-conference schedule.
Patriot League Play
Holy Cross opens Patriot League play on Wednesday, January 2 when they visit Loyola and then visit Navy on January 6.
The Crusaders first Patriot League home game is set for Wednesday, January 9 when they host Lehigh, and then Lafayette on January 12.
Holy Cross then visits Bucknell on January 14, before hosting Loyola on January 19.
Holy Cross then visits Army on January 23, before hosting Navy on January 26.
The Crusaders then go on a two-game road trip kicking off on Wednesday, January 30 when they visit Boston University and then American on February 2.
Holy Cross hosts Army on February 6 and visits Lafayette on February 9.
After that game, Holy Cross wraps up the season by playing four of their last six games at home.
The Crusaders host Colgate on February 13, Bucknell on February 16 and Boston University on February 18,
Holy Cross will then visit Lehigh on February 23 and Colgate on February 27.
The Crusaders wrap up the regular season on Saturday, March 2 at home against American.
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Holy Cross vs Michigan in NCAA Tournament
The game marked Holy Cross' first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21 seasons.
After leading 72-70 with less than 5 minutes to play, the Crusaders fell 92-81.
Holy Cross was led that season by Ronnie Perry, however, he was injured for this game.
Holy Cross vs Duquesne - NIT Championship game
Holy Cross won the NIT Championship game 71-62 over Duquesne.
The Crusaders were led by Togo Palazzi who was named MVP of the tournament.
Palazzi went as the number one pick in the NBA Draft to the Boston Celtics a couple of months later.
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